Family Excavation Days
June 13 & August 1, 2015

Family Excavation Day participant learning how to map artifacts

Give your family the opportunity to learn about prehistoric peoples and archeology and explore the scientific process. Family Excavation Day combines an introduction to archeological excavation with the exploration of prehistoric life. Join us for a fun day of discovery!


Program Details: The program runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 13 and August 1. Tuition is $40 per person and covers supplies and instruction. Food is not included in the program. Bring a picnic lunch or dine at a local restaurant. View the tentative schedule.

Who May Enroll: Children ages 7-13 and their families and guardians.

Enrollment Process: Click here to download the Family Excavation Day Enrollment Form.

You must also complete an Adult Medical Form or a Student Medical Form for each individual participating.

Upon receipt, we will send you a confirmation by email, a packet of additional information, and instructions for payment. Either full payment or a 30% deposit will secure your spot in the program.

If you have not received confirmation, we have not received your application!

Please note: If you submitted via the web form and did not receive confirmation, we do not have your application. You must resubmit using the PDF form(s). An ongoing problem with our site destroyed some applications unfortunately. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Participants get to wash the artifacts they excavate

Registration for the program closes one week prior to the start of each session. Register early to reserve a space for your family. Enrollment is limited to 15 people per session.

If you have any questions, please contact the CAA at or 618-653-4316 for more information.